Tag Archives: Fusion

Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #1 (November 2021)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #1 (November 2021)

Thanks to the cool people at Taco!, the Thamesmead-based artist-led organisation, we are finally back “on air”! After a few months of radio silence, we are indeed pretty excited about our new monthly residency at one of the most vibrant community-led stations in London, RTM.FM, and to introduce you to...
Daily Discovery: Mamelles by Noga Ritter & Ibnou Annas Gueye

Daily Discovery: Mamelles by Noga Ritter & Ibnou Annas Gueye

Noga Ritter is a London-based singer/songwriter and bandleader fusing Hebrew Jazz with Afro-diasporic grooves.   She’s currently working on Ofek, her new solo album, backed by a 12-piece all-star ensemble featuring musicians from around the world like Senegalese Seckou Keita and Dembis Thioung: “Imagine: kora that makes you shiver with dunun...
Daily Discovery: Addict Ameba | Souvlaki (Official video)

Daily Discovery: Addict Ameba | Souvlaki (Official video)

Addict Ameba are a Milan-based Afro-Latin collective blending together jazz, funk, soul and psychedelic sounds.   ‘Sovlaki’, is taken from their debut LP Panamor, out on Black Sweat Records, and “represents a profound union between living beings and objects in an increasingly divided World”.   You can find more info...
Daily Discovery: Black Flower – O Fogo (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: Black Flower – O Fogo (Official Video)

Check out “O Fogo” the first single extracted from Belgian alt-jazz and fusion band Black Flower‘s upcoming album out in early 2022 via Sdban Records: https://link.sdbanrecords.com/OFogo   “Organ and flute move like a dancing flame to the almost naive groove, giving the track a feeling of lightness and positivity. We...
Album Review: El Buho – Natura Sonora [Shika Shika; November 2021]
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Album Review: El Buho – Natura Sonora [Shika Shika; November 2021]

El Buho – globetrotting DJ and producer Robin Perkins – took nature as inspiration for this latest release, a marrying of folk, electronica and found sound. Self-proclaimed ‘owl by night, environmentalist by day’, Perkins’ reverence for the natural world shines through in this downtempo organic electronica that is bright with...
Musical Road to Womex – Womex Team Playlist

Musical Road to Womex – Womex Team Playlist

Our Musical Road to Womex brought us to Porto safe and sound. Throughout the last eight weeks, we travelled the world-music world far and wide to present you some of the acts that will be part of this year’s Official Showcase Selection performing in Porto in the upcoming days. But...
Musical Road to Womex – Kobo Town

Musical Road to Womex – Kobo Town

We’re almost there! In just two days’ time Womex will raise the curtain on its 2021 edition bringing welcoming the world-music world to Porto. All the programmes have been defined (you can find all of them HERE) and showcases announced… So, it was time to reach the end of our...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #510 – Behind the Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #510 – Behind the Groove

This week The Selenites Band takes us Behind the Mask to discover their original compositions where Ethiopian music of “Swinging Addis” encounter kraütrock, psychedelic music and afro-jazz, made in France. We also discover more tracks from the second Global Afrobeat Movement compilation, out on NYP Records, including He K Tombe from...